Head to the Blueberry Patch for the 'May the Fourth Be With You.' The official Orange Blossom Jamboree Kick-Off Party starts May 4 at 2:30 p.m.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Empty Hats plays at the Blueberry Patch April 13 at 8 p.m. The group has performed at Renaissance Faires and Music Festivals since 2000.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The Blueberry Patch will host its spring festival, Peace Love and Blueberries, March 16, which will include live music, drum circle, food and crafts.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
OK, so you had a busy week. We understand. Let us catch you up on all the highlights from Gulfport Patch!
Expect family recipes, fresh ingredients and a friendly atmosphere at Gulfport's newest casual restaurant. Did you miss The Blueberry Patch in "My Big Redneck Vacation" this weekend? Watch the entire episode here! The Second Annual So Classic Car Show lured enthusiasts, collectors and more to the Tangerine Greenway in Gulfport. Gulfport City Council members unanimously voted to remove the smoking ban on the beach to end a lawsuit that claimed the ban was unconstitutional. As part of our coverage of the Gulfport City Elections this March, we are asking both Gulfport Mayor Candidates a "Question of the Week." Below is each candidate's answer to our third question. Sign up for the Gulfport Patch email newsletter to get our top headlines …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Did you miss this week's top stories? Catch up on Gulfport Patch's most read articles this week.
'Redneck' Reality Show Filmed in Gulfport Gets Air Date: The Blueberry Patch, along with Gulfport residents, will appear in an all-new episode of 'My Big Redneck Vacation,' on the CMT. Stolen Cars Driven by Alleged Murder Suspect Recovered: Pinellas deputies believe that two cars driven by alleged murder suspect Jamaal Jenkins, wanted for the shooting deaths of Destynee Burkes and Tieyannie Hollis, were found. Jail Bookings Report: Jan. 14 - 20: The following people were arrested by Gulfport Police between January 14 - 20, 2013. The information is provided by the Gulfport Police Department and the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Traffic Calming Program Coming Soon: Are people speeding in your neighborhood? The City has adopted a traffic …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Crews are filming, 'My Big Redneck Vacation,' a reality TV show, in Gulfport.
A popular Gulfport hangout – known around town as the Blueberry Patch – is the location for the latest episode of "My Big Redneck Vacation," according to City Manager Jim O'Reilly. The popular cable TV show airs nationwide on CMT, the Country Music Television channel. Film crews went to the privately owned property, at 4923 20th Ave S., on Sunday. They are expected to wrap up on Tuesday. O'Reilly says the city worked with CMT and the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Film Commission to help bring the reality TV show to Gulfport. The Blueberry Patch actually is the backyard of a privately owned home where locals gather to enjoy live music, original art and some 1960s-style hospitality. Dallas Bohrer, the self-described, elderly founder, tries to …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Here's what you need to know this weekend in Gulfport!
Elvis in Gulfport: Get your tickets now for "ELVIS: A Concert Experience" at the Catherine Hickman Theater on Sunday, August 19. Tickets are just $15 and can be purchased at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom or online at www.elvisconcert.com Learn all about Jim Jinelli in our story, "35 Year Tribute to Elvis Coming to Gulfport." Saturday Art Walk: See what artists and vendors have to offer at the Third Saturday Art Walk from 6 - 10 p.m. in downtown Gulfport! For more information call 727-322-5217. Summer Meditation Class: Ted Leitho is teaching free meditation classes the following Saturdays this summer: Aug. 18, Sept. 1 and 8 at the Gulfport Public Library. There is a sign-up sheet for anyone to register at the Reference Desk at the library …
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Dallas Bohrer, founder of The Blueberry Patch, received the Spirit of Gulfport Award by the Gulfport City Council.
Gulfport Mayor Mike Yakes presented the Spirit of Gulfport Award to Dallas Bohrer Tuesday night. Bohrer is the founder of The Blueberry Patch and was nominated for the award by Vice Mayor Sam Henderson. Henderson thanked Bohrer for his efforts and stated that The Blueberry Patch has been around for 35 years and has been in Gulfport for more than 15 of those years. “The Blueberry Patch is a peace-loving community of artists, writers and musicians. The Blueberry Patch is a location for the freedom of music, art, written word and performance,” Henderson said. Henderson says the patch is a place of personal growth and acceptance. When the Mayor presented the award, a crowd of Bohrer's friends and supporters cheered him on and Bohrer smiled …